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date: 24 January 2020

Wardle, George Jameslocked

(1865–1947)
  • D. E. Martin

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Wardle, George James (1865–1947), trade union leader and politician, was born in the Derbyshire mining village of Newhall, on 15 May 1865, the second son and one of eight children of George Wardle and his wife, Ella, née Orme. His father, a collier, left coalmining after an accident and eventually found work in ...

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